Mr. Havercamp steps up to Forbidden Apple Stakes at Belmont

Updated - 12/07/2018
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After a four and a half length 2018 debut romp in the Steady Growth Stakes at Woodbine June 16, Mr. Havercamp is set to take on six rivals in the $150,000 Forbidden Apple Stakes going one mile on the turf at Belmont Park this Saturday, race 9, approximate post time 5:50pm.  Jockey Junior Alvarado will be aboard. Bred and owned by Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry, the four year-old Court Vision gelding out of the Fitzhenry’s mare Tennessee Lamb, by Medaglia d’Oro, has been a versatile runner for trainer Catherine Day Phillips.  While the majority of...

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Maiden Breaking Wins for Veil & Eliza Jane

Updated - 07/07/2018
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Two Catherine Day Phillips runners recorded maiden breaking wins, in concession, winning the second and third races today at Woodbine. Five year old mare, Veil, owned by Andrew Rosen, bred by his AR Enterprises, LLC, had been knocking at the door since arriving at Catherine Day Phillips barn.   (more…)...

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Mr. Havercamp wins the Steady Growth Stakes

Updated - 16/06/2018
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The Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry bred and owned Mr. Havercamp was a clear winner of the Steady Growth Stakes at Woodbine. This was the fifth win for the 4 year-old Court Vision gelding is out of the Fitzhenry's mare Tennessee Lamb (Medaglia d'Oro) out of 7 career starts. (more…)...

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Dixie Moon wins the Woodbine Oaks

Updated - 09/06/2018
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Woodbine Media Communications - TORONTO, June 9, 2018—Dixie Moon, sent off as the second choice at 3-1, held off the late surge of odds-on favourite Wonder Gadot to prevail by a head in Saturday’s $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented By Budweiser at Woodbine Racetrack. Trained by Catherine Day Phillips and ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, Dixie Moon had pressed the pace of Fairy Hill while in the clear from the outset of the 1 1/8 mile showpiece for Canadian-bred three-year-old fillies. “My plan was trying to relax her as much as I could and she was running very, very relaxed,” said j...

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Dixie Moon set for Woodbine Oaks this Saturday

Updated - 07/06/2018
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Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry's bred and owned, Dixie Moon (Curlin - Dixie Chicken, by Rahy), had her final work before the Oaks last Saturday for Trainer Catherine Day Phillips. Jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva was aboard for the work, a 5 furlong breeze in 1:00:6 on the main track in sync with older half brother Guy Caballero (photo) This Saturday's $500,000 Woodbine Oaks,  a 1 1/8 mile race for Canadian-bred three-year-old fillies, attracted a field of five and is race 11 on the card. Dixie Moon is coming off of a second place finish in the G3 Selene Stakes where sat off the pace and dro...

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Mexican Hat wins her Woodbine Debut

Updated - 21/05/2018
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Previously raced in France, Mexican Hat, made her Woodbine debut a winning one for her new owners Narola LLC and Anderson Farms Ontario Inc. and new Trainer Catherine Day Phillips. The 4 year-old Street Cry (IRE) filly last raced October 30, 2017 in the Prix de Belle Englise Handicap at Chantilly where she finished third for her previous owners. Mexican Hat joined the stable of Trainer Catherine Day Phillips at Palm Meadows in Florida this winter training well into this debut 1 1/16 mile Maiden Allowance for $61,000 at Woodbine for her new connections. Ridden by Jockey Eurico Rosa da ...

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40 Now in Training at Woodbine

Updated - 28/04/2018
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(Photo above: All Wrapped Up, 3 YO Filly by Elusive Quality - Constrictor, by Unbridled's Song, bred by Anderson Farms Ontario Inc and John Fielding.) Trainer Catherine Day Philips has expanded her stable for 2018 with 40 horses now in training at Woodbine. To accommodate the expansion the operation was moved to a different barn on the Woodbine backstretch.  Catherine and her crew provided a facelift to the barn with new paint and matting in the stalls. With a career high 24 wins, the Multiple Graded Stakes winning Trainer was in the money for 53{9f397ac38e01c7df95d0d7a79cfbb94357c7...

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Dixie Moon set to make 3YO Debut at Keeneland

Updated - 07/04/2018
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The Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry bred and owned Dixie Moon (Curlin - Dixie Chicken) will be making her three-year-old debut in the G2 Appalachian Stakes at Keeneland Racetrack on April 8. Jockey Mike Smith will be aboard the Catherine Day Phillips trainee who is coming off of an impressive two-year-old campaign which earned her a Sovereign Award nomination in her division. After wintering with 12 horses at Palm Meadows in Florida, Catherine shipped 4 horses (and pony Tonto) to Keeneland April 1 including 6 year old Tombelaine, who made his third start of 2018 in the G2 Shakertown Stakes, w...

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Catherine Day Phillips Barn aflutter with Sovereign Award Finalists

Updated - 15/02/2018
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This year's Sovereign Awards Ceremony announcing the Champions of 2017 has created a nervous excitement in the barn of Trainer Catherine Day Phillips. Catherine, a finalist in the Outstanding Trainer category for 2017, is also the trainer of Champion two-year-old filly finalist Dixie Moon and Champion three-year-old Male finalist Mr. Havercamp, both bred and owned by Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry. Longtime commercial breeders and owners the Fit...

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Catherine Day Phillips records career best wins in 2017

Updated - 12/12/2017
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After what could be considered rebuilding years in 2013 -2015, Trainer Catherine Day Phillips has once again hit her stride with back to back career high years in the win column at Woodbine. 2016 was a terrific year with 22 wins in 84 starts and earnings of $952,566 for Catherine’s Kingfield Racing Stable and a number of other owners and partnerships that race under the care of her Catherine Day Phillips Racing Stable barn at Woodbine. With 2017 now in the books at Woodbine Catherine’s final tally for the season saw her earn a new career high win total of 24 this year with more than ...

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